Reliance Jio Unveils Jio Bharat Phone: Rs 999 Device Offers Unlimited Calls and 14GB Data at Rs 123 per Month


Reliance Jio has announced the launch of Jio Bharat Phone, an offering aimed at empowering feature phone users with relatively affordable internet-enabled phones. The phone comes at an entry price of Rs 999, the Jio Bharat Phone aims to tap into the existing 250 million feature phone users in India to access internet-enabled services.

Reliance Jio, one of India’s leading telecommunications companies, has recently announced the launch of Jio Bharat Phone, a new offering targeted at feature phone users seeking affordable internet-enabled devices. With an attractive entry price of Rs 999, the Jio Bharat Phone aims to tap into the vast market of 250 million feature phone users in India, providing them with access to internet-enabled services.

In addition to offering affordable phones, the Jio Bharat platform will also deliver a range of digital services designed for entry-level phones. Alongside Reliance Retail, other phone brands, starting with Karbonn, will adopt the Jio Bharat platform to build Jio Bharat phones. Reliance Jio plans to launch the first two Jio Bharat phones in collaboration with Karbonn.

To initiate the introduction of Jio Bharat Phone, a beta trial will commence on July 7, targeting 1 million users across 6,500 tehsils. This trial aims to upgrade feature phone users and equip them with internet-enabled devices.

The pricing plans for Jio Bharat Phone are highly competitive, offering affordability and generous data allowances. For just Rs 123 per month, users will have access to unlimited voice calls and 14GB of data (0.5GB per day). According to Jio, this plan is 30% cheaper than monthly plans offered by other operators while providing 7 times more data than traditional feature phone offerings.

Moreover, Reliance Jio is introducing Annual Plans for Jio Bharat Phone users. By purchasing the annual plan priced at Rs 1,234, subscribers will enjoy a total of 168GB of data (0.5GB per day) along with unlimited calling.

Akash Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio, emphasized the mission behind Jio Bharat Phone, stating that there are still 250 million mobile phone users in India who remain confined to the 2G era, unable to fully utilize the internet’s basic features. Ambani highlighted Jio’s commitment to democratizing internet access and technology, aiming to provide benefits and opportunities to every Indian. The Jio Bharat Phone represents another step towards this vision, delivering meaningful and affordable solutions for users across various segments.

With Jio Bharat Phone, Reliance Jio continues to drive innovation and bring true value to different user groups, ensuring that technology is no longer a privilege limited to a select few. As India stands at the cusp of a 5G revolution, Reliance Jio’s efforts to bridge the digital divide and empower feature phone users are poised to make a significant impact on the country’s digital landscape.

Tags: Reliance Jio, Jio Bharat Phone, Feature Phone, Internet-enabled Devices, Affordable Pricing, Unlimited Calls, Data Plans, Telecom Sector, Digital Services, Karbonn, Beta Trial, Annual Plans, Akash Ambani, Democratizing Internet, Digital Divide, 5G Revolution.

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